Three things from history that happened on Feb. 1:
*In 1587 Queen Elizabeth I of England signs death warrant for her cousin, Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots.
*In 1790 U.S. Supreme Court convenes for first time.
*In 1965 Martin Luther King Jr. and 700 demonstrators are arrested in Selma, AL.
Happy birthday to you…Henry McNeal Turner, minister and politician, first African American Methodist Bishop, born in Newberry, SC in 1833…Boris Yeltsin, Russian politician and President of Russian Federation, born in Butka, Sverdlovsk in 1931…Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis, born in Memphis, TN in 1968.
***Courtesy of On This Day***